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Wiggle removal tool gently to help guide into
insert bore and over back of contact. Additional rotation
may be required if broken strands are encountered.
g. Continue insertion of removal tool until
positive stop is felt at about 1/2 inch depth.
h. Exert axial pressure on engaging end of contact,
using appropriate pin or socket as pusher. (If contact
does not move, seat removal tool more firmly.)
Push contact completely out rear of connector
before disengaging removal tool (Figure 21).
57. CONNECTOR REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION.
If the connector is severely damaged or cannot be
repaired using the above procedures, proceed as
Figure 20. Unlocking Contact Retention
a. Starting from outside of damaged connector,
Mechanism of Broken Wire
tag wires and remove all contacts from connector
(Paragraph 53), If contact cannot be removed, cut wire
as close to connector as possible and attach new contact
(Paragraphs 47 and 48).
b. Starting from center of new connector, insert
contact into correct cavity (Paragraph 49). Remove tag
from wire. Repeat procedure until all contacts are
installed in new connector.
58. CONNECTOR BUILD-UP SOLDER CONTACTS.
59. For build-up procedures for solder contacts refer to
NAVAIR 01-1A-505-1, WP 016 00.
60. CONNECTOR CLEANING AND PRESERVA-
61. For connector cleaning and corrosion control
procedures refer to NAVAIR 01-1A-505-1, WP 026 00.
Figure 21. Broken Wire Contact Removal